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Are you looking for more resources on how you can fund your college education? We know what a great value your Mount education is, but we also understand that you want to graduate without worrying about how you can pay for it all, so we've collected some resources to help you find other sources of funding.

Scholarship opportunities for all students

While we believe that the resources on this page are worthwhile, we do not guarantee the authenticity of the information and/or websites, and do not endorse the information or services offered. Remember, never pay to apply for a scholarship, and be wary of scholarship matching services. For more information read Finaid.org's article about scholarship scams.

Brad Beman Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any high school senior or college/university student is eligible to participate.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: April 1, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://bradbemangrant.com/

Bubba Wallace Live to Be Different Scholarship

Apply online for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student may apply.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $10,000
  • Due Date: May 31, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://bold.org/scholarships/bubba-wallace-live-to-be-different-scholarship/?msID=0415874c-7de6-4409-9b6e-01f93c8df875 

Cancer Awareness Scholarship

Submit a 500 - 1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student or loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: June 15, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.dallascaraccidentlawyers.net/cancer-awareness-scholarship/

Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship

Apply online for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any current or soon-to-be undergrad who have had their life altered due to a bodily injury from an automotive or pedestrian accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual.  
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: December 20, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.certalaw.com/certa-law-personal-injury-wrongful-death-scholarship/ 

Clean Environment Scholarship

Submit a 800 - 1,500 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000 to $2,000
  • Due Date: May 15, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://homeheavenz.com/scholarship-program/ 

Cleanup Expert Scholarship

Complete the online requirements for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $3,200 1st place & $1,600 2nd place
  • Due Date: June 20, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://cleanup.expert/scholarship-for-2020-2021/ 

Conex Boxes Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any Full-time, U.S. undergraduate student currently pursuing a degree in business, business management, marketing/advertising, or similar fields.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: April 30 & October 31, every year
For more information and to apply, visit: https://conexboxes.com/scholarship/

David JC Cutler Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student may apply.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: December 15, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://davidjccutlerscholarship.com/ 

Dechtman Wealth Management National Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any undergraduate student may apply regardless of major.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $3,500
  • Due Date: March 31, 2021 (Fall) & October 31, 2021 (Spring)

For more information and to apply, visit: https://dechtmanwealth.com/scholarship/ 

Digital Marketing Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student interested in the digital marketing field. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $500
  • Due Date: December 15, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://dragonflydm.com/digital-marketing-scholarship/ 

Elevate Black Entrepreneurs Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any current black undergraduate or graduate school student.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: June 30, 2021 & December 31, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://calvinrosser.com/scholarships/black-entrepreneurs/ 

Enlinx Scholarship

Submit a 1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student who is an U.S. citizen currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college working toward their Bachelor’s Degree in Business.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: June 1, 2021 (Fall) & October 1, 2021 (Spring)

For more information and to apply, visit: https://enlinx.com/scholarship/ 

Gerber & Holder Scholarship

Submit a 300-500 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any U.S. resident or resident alien who is registered at a U.S. college or university. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: April 1, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.gerberholderlaw.com/scholarships/ 

Help Your Loved One Scholarship

Complete their application for your chance to win! 

  • Eligibility: Any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: May 1, every year
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.seniorlivinghelp.org/senior-living/help-your-loved-one-scholarship/

Homekitchenary Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student as a 2nd semester freshman and up attending college out-of-state with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,500
  • Due Date: June 30, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://homekitchenary.com/share-story-with-homekitchenary/ 

Houston Real Estate Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student enrolled in a Business Administration, Finance, or related degree at an accredited university.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: June 15, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://flashrealtysolutions.com/real-estate-scholarship/ 

Hub Base $500 Scholarship

Submit a 1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student enrolled in a college in the United States is eligible to enter the competition.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $500
  • Due Date: September 1, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.hubbase.io/scholarship 

Ivy Panda Scholarship

Submit a 500 - 700 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any current high school, college, or university students from any country.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000 & $500
  • Due Date: May 31, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://ivypanda.com/scholarship-writing 

Jason E Fisher Scholarship

Submit a 700 - 850 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student who is a freshman, sophomore or junior in high school in the process of being enrolled in an accredited American college or university
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: December 15, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://jasonefisherscholarship.com/ 

Kids Chance of Maryland, Inc. Scholarship

This one-semester scholarship is for children who have had a parent catastrophically injured or killed in an employment related injury. Students may reapply each semester for additional financial support opportunities.

  • Eligibility: Students must be between 16-25 years old and have had a substantial decline in family income due to parent with catastrophic injury or disease.
  • Amount of Scholarship: Varies
  • Due Date: Varies
Application and additional information available at https://www.kidschance-md.org/sponsor/

Kompare It Scholarship

Write a 1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: September 15, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.kompareit.com/scholarship.html

Land of the Free Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Applicants must be either enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited college, university, or law school in the United States. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $500
  • Due Date: August 15, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.dfw.law/scholarship 

LA Tutors Innovation in Education Scholarship

Write an essay and you could win $500.

  • Eligibility: Currently enrolled student attending college in the U.S.A.; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $500
  • Due Date: The 20th of each month.
For more information and to apply, visit: www.latutors123.com/scholarship/ >

LendUp Opportunity Scholarship

Submit a short 500 word essay for your chance to win. 

  • Eligibility: Any legal U.S. resident who is enrolled full time in high school or at least part-time in college, graduate, professional or trade school with a 3.0 GPA or higher. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
  • Due Date: Four times a year: September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.lendup.com/scholarship?utm_swu=2632

Life Seasons National Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any undergraduate student may apply regardless of major.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
  • Due Date: December 18, 2020 (Spring 2021) & August 3, 2021 (Fall 2021)

For more information and to apply, visit: https://lifeseasons.com/scholarship 

Love Your Career Scholarship

Submit a 1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student who will be enrolled in a college or University at the time of the next deadline (see dates below).
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: September 10 & January 10, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.jonestshirts.com/pages/scholarship 

Make Us Laugh Scholarship

Submit a comedic video for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled as a full-time student
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: May 31 and December 31, every year
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.ownagepranks.com/scholarship/

Mark Elenowitz Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student may apply.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: August 1, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://markelenowitzscholarship.com/ 

Mattress Nerd's Sustainability Scholarship

Write a 500-1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: April 1, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.mattressnerd.com/scholarship/

New Silver Fintech Scholarship

Complete the online application for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000 1st prize, $500 2nd prize, & $500 3rd prize
  • Due Date: June 30, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://newsilver.com/scholarship/?msID=64b958ac-b4f8-4c3a-a323-b20d919bd0e2 

Online Calculations $500 Scholarship

Submit a 1,000 - 1,500 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $500
  • Due Date: April 30, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://exonlinecalculator.com/500-scholarship-program/ 

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Apply online and submit a short essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: High school seniors or college undergraduates with a GPA 3.0 or higher.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
  • Due Date: Four times a year: March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31
For more information and to apply, visit: www.opploans.com/scholarship/ >

PNC Student Lending Scholarship

Complete the online application for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student attending an eligible U.S. college or university.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
  • Due Date: June 1 and December 1, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://pnc.financialliteracy101.org/scholarship/

Positive Values Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
  • Due Date: December 31, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.siyachts.com/scholarship 

Reiff Law Firm Legal Scholarship

Complete the online requirements for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student pursuing an undergraduate degree in pre-law, political science, or paralegal studies.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: July 1, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://reifflawfirm.com/legal-scholarship/ 

Responsify Scholarship

Submit a 800-1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: October 5, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.responsify.com/scholarship/

R3 Stem Cell Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,500
  • Due Date: December 31, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://r3stemcell.com/scholarship/ 

Shape the Future Scholarship

Submit a 600 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student with a passion for travel and business with a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
  • Due Date: January 1st & June 30th (every year)
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.campervanfinder.com/scholarship/

Stokes Stemle, LLC Scholarship

Complete the online requirements for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any undergraduate or graduate student may apply.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: April 15, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://stokesstemle.com/scholarship/ 

Student Success Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any undergraduate student regardless of major.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $500
  • Due Date: October 30, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://pestcom.com/scholarship/student_success 

Sutliff & Stout Annual Scholarship

Submit an essay of at least 500 words for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any undergraduate student may apply.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,500
  • Due Date: July 30, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.sutliffstout.com/scholarship/ 

The American Hat Makers Scholarship

Apply online for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student who is an U.S. citizen currently enrolled in an accredited university or college.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $750
  • Due Date: December 1, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://americanhatmakers.com/blogs/news/2021-the-american-hat-makers-scholarship 

The Derm Review Education Scholarship

Submit a 1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student may apply.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
  • Due Date: August 31, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://thedermreview.com/the-derm-reviews-education-scholarship-programme/ 

The Nosrati Law College Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: February 20, each year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://nosratilaw.com/wrongful-termination/#scholarship 

The Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship

Complete the online application for your chance to win. 

  • Eligibility: Any current or soon-to-be student who has had his or her family’s life altered because of tax controversies (back taxes owed, audits, etc.).
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: April 30 & December 31, every year 
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.traviswatkins.com/scholarship/

The Youthist Scholarship

Complete the online application and submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any U.S. high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: December 31, every year
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.theyouthist.com/scholarship/

Tropical Labs Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student who demonstrates interest in pursuing a university or graduate-level course of studies in the following fields: Chemistry, Biology, Medicine, Anatomy & Physiology, Agriculture, Physical Education, Business, and Sales & Marketing. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $500
  • Due Date: August 1, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.tropicallabs.com/tropicallabs-scholarship-page 

TuffShippingContainers.com Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student who is currently attending or have recently been accepted to an accredited college/university.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: June 30, 3021 & December 31, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://tuffshippingcontainers.com/scholarship/ 

What Will Be Your Trademark? Scholarship Contest

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Applicants must be either out-going high school seniors or students currently enrolled in a community college, university, trade school, or law school.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
  • Due Date: June 15, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.mandourlaw.com/trademark-scholarship/ 

Yarkoweb Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: May 31, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit:  https://yarkoweb.com/yarkoweb-scholarship/ 

“$2,020 Vision” – Scholarship

Complete the online requirements for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any current or incoming students should create a simple infographic showing “before” and “after” for a typical student adjusting from in-person education to remote education, and address how technology is helping them stay on course.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,020
  • Due Date: April 30, 2021

For more information and to apply, visit: https://houstoncaraccidentlawyer.co/2020-scholarship/ 

Residents of Maryland

Residents of Maryland may be eligible for state-sponsored, need-based grants or scholarships. Many of the programs require your FAFSA to be filed before March 1 of each year and may also require a separate application for the scholarship.

Educational Assistance (EA) Grants

The EA Grant is awarded to students with low to moderate family income. The average grant for Mount St. Mary's University students has been $3,000. Your FAFSA form must be completed by March 1 to be considered.Visit the Maryland Higher Education Commission for specific eligibility requirements and application instructions.

Senatorial and Delegate Scholarships

The average scholarship for Mount St. Mary's University students ranges up to $2,000. Contact your local representatives for information on how to apply, you can find members of the Maryland General Assembly on their website.

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FAFSA on the Web

FAFSA on the Web is a resource center for federal aid and the FAFSA. Remember, the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only form required by the university and can be completed online. The Mount's School Code is 002086.

The Smart Guide to Financial Aid

The Smart Guide to Financial Aid from FinAid.com is a comprehensive guide to all things federal aid and is full of resources and online calculators for loans.

Nerd Wallet

Nerd Wallet is a guide to federal aid and has loan calculators and guidance with completing the FAFSA.

AffordableColleges

AffordableColleges focuses on scholarships that are available for minority students.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Hispanic Scholarship Fund focuses on scholarships and resources that are available to students of Hispanic heritage.

CollegeScholarships.org

CollegeScholarships.org focuses on scholarships and resources that are available to students of Hispanic heritage.